Top Albums of 1975





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
17
Bruce Springsteen Born to Run Heartland Rock
2
21
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
3
23
Patti Smith Horses Proto-Punk, Singer/Songwriter
4
116
Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti Hard Rock
5
134
Queen A Night at the Opera Art Rock, Hard Rock
6
189
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Art Rock, Progressive Rock
7
198
Neil Young Tonight's the Night Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
8
291
Eno Another Green World Art Rock
9
298
Parliament Mothership Connection P-Funk
10
363
Bob Marley and The Wailers Live! Roots Reggae
11
381
Aerosmith Toys in the Attic Hard Rock
12
406
Bob Dylan and The Band The Basement Tapes Folk Rock, Roots Rock
13
565
Joni Mitchell The Hissing of Summer Lawns Jazz Pop, Singer/Songwriter
14
568
Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger Outlaw Country
15
580
Burning Spear Marcus Garvey Roots Reggae
16
594
Keith Jarrett The Köln Concert ECM Style Jazz
17
636
Kiss Alive! Hard Rock
18
885
Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Pop Rock
19
895
David Bowie Young Americans Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Rock, Soul
20
926
Roxy Music Siren Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
21
1145
Neu! Neu! 75 Krautrock
22
1146
Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty British Blues, Pub Rock
23
1195
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Bulgarian Folk Music
24
1219
Kraftwerk Radio-Aktivität/Radio-Activity Progressive Electronic
25
1241
Neil Young Zuma Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
26
1257
Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years Singer/Songwriter
27
1317
Steely Dan Katy Lied Pop Rock
28
1399
Jeff Beck Blow by Blow Blues Rock, Jazz-Rock
29
1425
Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie Zydeco
30
1488
Eno Discreet Music Ambient, Modern Classical
31
1506
Kate and Anna McGarrigle Kate and Anna McGarrigle Folk Rock
32
1534
Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Pop Rock
33
1857
Lou Reed Coney Island Baby Art Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
34
1958
Earth, Wind & Fire That's the Way of the World Funk, Soul
35
2006
Curtis Mayfield There's No Place Like America Today Funk, Soul
36
2110
Emmylou Harris Pieces of the Sky Country
37
2158
Dion Born to Be with You Baroque Pop, Pop Rock
38
2159
Guy Clark Old No. 1 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
39
2252
The Dictators Go Girl Crazy! Hard Rock, Proto-Punk
40
2368
Gavin Bryars The Sinking of the Titanic Minimalism
41
2422
Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing Pop Rock
42
2466
Wayne Shorter feat. Milton Nascimento Native Dancer Jazz Fusion
43
2524
Dr. Feelgood Malpractice British Blues, Pub Rock
44
2528
Allen Toussaint Southern Nights New Orleans R&B, Southern Soul
45
2629
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album Standards, Vocal Jazz
46
2748
Emmylou Harris Elite Hotel Country Rock, Progressive Country
47
2771
Al Green Al Green Is Love Smooth Soul, Southern Soul
48
2798
Spinners Pick of the Litter Philly Soul
49
2812
The Who The Who by Numbers Hard Rock
50
2837
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Wake Up Everybody Philly Soul
51
2864
Mahmoud Ahmed Eré Méla Méla/Ethiopiques 7 Ethio-Jazz, Tizita
52
2866
Tangerine Dream Rubycon Ambient, Berlin School
53
2917
Earth, Wind & Fire Gratitude Funk, Soul
54
2924
Alice Cooper Welcome to My Nightmare Glam Rock, Hard Rock
55
2977
10cc The Original Soundtrack Art Pop, Pop Rock, Progressive Pop

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
John Cale Slow Dazzle Art Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Cecil Taylor Silent Tongues Free Jazz
Black Sabbath Sabotage Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Gilberto Gil / Jorge Ben Ogum Xangô/Gil & Jorge MPB
Nils Lofgren Nils Lofgren Rock
John Lennon Rock'n'Roll Rock & Roll
Joan Baez Diamonds and Rust Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Van der Graaf Generator Godbluff Progressive Rock
Eagles One of These Nights Country Rock
The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band Slack-Key Guitar
Tom Waits Nighthawks at the Diner Piano Blues, Singer/Songwriter
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 Expensive Shit Afrobeat
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes To Be True Philly Soul, Smooth Soul
John Fogerty John Fogerty Boogie Rock, Rock & Roll, Roots Rock
Miles Davis Agharta Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Funk
Hank Williams, Jr. Hank Williams Jr. & Friends Country, Country Rock
Charles Mingus Changes One Post-Bop
Janis Ian Between the Lines Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Keith Hudson Flesh of My Skin, Blood of My Blood Roots Reggae
Sisa Qualsevol nit pot sortir el sol Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop
The Bothy Band The Bothy Band/1975 Irish Folk Music
Triana El Patio Andalusian Rock
Henry Cow In Praise of Learning Rock in Opposition
James Talley Got No Bread, No Milk, No Money, But We Sure Got a Lot of Love Country
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Confusion Afrobeat
Funkadelic Let's Take It to the Stage Funk Rock, P-Funk, Psychedelic Rock
War Why Can't We Be Friends? Funk, Soul
Waylon Jennings Dreaming My Dreams Outlaw Country
Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention One Size Fits All Jazz-Rock, Progressive Rock
Woody Shaw The Moontrane Jazz
Gary Stewart Out of Hand Honky Tonk
Natalie Cole Inseparable Soul
Mike Oldfield Ommadawn New Age, Progressive Rock
The Marshall Tucker Band Searchin' for a Rainbow Country Rock, Southern Rock
Little Feat The Last Record Album Southern Rock
John Handy & Ali Akbar Khan Karuna Supreme Jazz Fusion
Richard and Linda Thompson Pour Down Like Silver Folk Rock
Kenny Burrell Ellington Is Forever, Vol. 1 Jazz
Roy Harper HQ/When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease Progressive Folk, Progressive Rock
Duke Ellington The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse: A Suite in Eight Parts Big Band
Smokey Robinson A Quiet Storm Smooth Soul
Bee Gees Main Course Pop Rock
Various Artists The Rocky Horror Picture Show OST Film Soundtrack, Glam Rock, Rock Opera
McCoy Tyner Trident Post-Bop
Nazareth Hair of the Dog Hard Rock
Ras Michael and The Sons of Negus Rastafari Nyahbinghi, Roots Reggae
Linda Ronstadt Prisoner in Disguise West Coast Rock
The Revolutionary Ensemble The People's Republic Free Jazz
Camel The Snow Goose Symphonic Prog
Klaus Schulze Timewind Berlin School